Preparation is the Key to Perfection

To prepare your walls for painting:

• Plaster walls—open cracks to a “V” shape and apply plaster. Mesh-tape the area and follow with three coats of joint compound.

• Sheetrock—use mesh tape to cover cracks, apply several coats of joint compound, and sand until smooth.

• Trim/windows/doors—fill all openings with caulk to ensure there are no gaps or holes.

Follow these guidelines for a beautiful, smooth finish every time.


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